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Old 2004-02-20, 08:14   #2
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Mar 2003
Braunschweig, Germany

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Originally Posted by mickylaren
It sounds like while the test is running the fan slows down (not significantly, but enough that I can hear the difference). Is this because the test uses more electricity? Is this a problem?
I have experienced the same behaviour with my machines. Even with a high-quality PSU i can 'hear' prime95 kicking in ;)

But my guess is that the effect is only a few rpm if any at all. If you have some software installed to monitor the voltages (or use a multimeter), you should see a small drop.

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